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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Garbage story false?

There was a lot of hoopla going around about Pleasanton Garbage giving us extra recyclable containers and also about them...

Original post made by Shannon on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 20, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Poet Laureate Search

On Saturday mornings after the business of getting my children and husband out the door for their very many events, I love...

Original post made by Poetic Justice on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 20, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 1375 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read

Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bored with PW, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 14 comments | 1779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car vs. Bicyclist accident at Rose Hotel 8:00AM 4/20/2009

Does anybody know more details about the accident in downtown Pleasanton around 8:00 AM on 4/20/2009 near Rose Hotel. All...

Original post made by GN on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1436 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit seeks to stop Staples Ranch development, Stoneridge Drive extension

Two environmental groups and a citizens' coalition called "Safe Streets Pleasanton" have asked the Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Almost Under Water, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 43 comments | 1782 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Antioch man found dead near hiking trail in Sunol wilderness

The Alameda County coroner's bureau yesterday identified a 39-year-old Antioch man whose body was found near a creek in the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by K McClam, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber to host Staff Appreciation luncheon April 28

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 28...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jon Burchett, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Environmental groups lose bid to protect specific longfin smelt

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that the population of longfin smelt in the San Francisco Bay and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by Wednesday's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 19, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 11 comments | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G and Prop 8

Supporters of Prop 8 claimed not to hate gays, and now opponents of Measure G claim to be pro-teacher. Does this sound like...

Original post made by Hoss on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Love you guys, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 10 comments | 2264 Views

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Say 'aloha' to the new harvest festival this weekend

Due to popular demand, the Harvest Festival Art and Craft Show has brought a spring Hawaiian-themed festival in Pleasanton....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1240 Views

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SANTA RITA BREAK OUT!

So on April 1,2009 I was at home with my son and parents. I got a phone call from my brother-in-law who is a security guard...

Original post made by Melissa on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jasmine, on Apr 19, 2009 at 3:03 am | 4 comments | 1652 Views

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17 HOME NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON- SAT. 12th 8:00-2:00

HUGE MULTI FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON 17 HOMES SATURDAY JULY 12TH 8:00-2:00 JENSEN / AMADOR...

Original post made by Moxley on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:40 am | 6 comments | 2372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Cost of Media Bias

An interesting video on the overall cost of media bias. http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=video&video-id=1736&media-id=6337...

Original post made by amy on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:06 am | 10 comments | 1519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters fight two-alarm blaze at Pleasanton drug company

Firefighters donned special protective clothing Friday night to put out a fire at SuperGen, Inc., a drug development company...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 18, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar Tasered, arrested on Meadowlark Circle

Pleasanton police arrested a 59-year-old man for allegedly burglarizing a home after a resident reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Rang my bell and ran, on Apr 18, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 14 comments | 1689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sunday School Teacher a Suspect

Some people interviewed regarding the death of Sandra Cantu were surprised that the person suspected of killing her worked...

Original post made by Khara on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by TI, on Apr 18, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 7 comments | 1452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Disappointed in mayor's performance

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5485 posted Friday, April 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Apr 18, 2009 at 1:13 am | 4 comments | 1349 Views

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Great Greek Food!

Have you tried "JUST GREEK" restaurant yet? It is located in strip mall across from Rosewood Pavilion at Santa Rita and...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 18, 2009 at 1:00 am | 8 comments | 1599 Views
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